Pippimamma: Life Outside the Cookie Cutter Podcast features unique people doing incredible things “Outside the Cookie Cutter.”
I share stories of inspiring people who have one thing in common: they NEVER listen to naysayers…they don’t worry about what other people are doing but what feels right.
Wherever that story leads me, I am compelled to tell it.
This week that story led to Seattle Icon, Sir Mix-a-Lot. Sir Mix-a-Lot is best known for parlaying a tribute to women with curves into hip-hop immortality. But even before he struck crossover gold, Sir Mix-A-Lot was one of rap’s great D.I.Y. success stories. Coming from a city — Seattle — with barely any hip-hop scene to speak of, Mix-A-Lot co-founded his own record label, promoted his music himself, produced all his own tracks, and essentially pulled himself up by the proverbial American bootstraps…
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